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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Summit County School Threat Results in Juvenile Arrest

At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 4, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District received a school threat at Summit High School.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Date:  April 4, 2018
Contact: Erin Opsahl
(970) 423-8901
Erin.Opsahl@SummitCountyCO.Gov

SUMMIT COUNTY SCHOOL THREAT RESULTS IN JUVENILE ARREST  

SUMMIT COUNTY, CO – At approximately 3:25 p.m. on April 4, 2018 the Summit County Sheriff’s Office and the Summit School District received a school threat at Summit High School. Sheriff’s deputies responded and investigated with Summit High School staff. Our investigation verified threatening notes were posted on lockers. An individual was captured by school video placing the notes and has been arrested. The individual, a 15-year-old male was arrested at his home in Silverthorne, Colorado. He was charged with Interference with staff, faculty, or students of educational institutions and menacing. He is being detained at a juvenile facility until he can be seen by a Judge.

Sheriff Jaime FitzSimons stated, “Based on the investigation today there is no immediate threat to Summit High School students and staff. I commend the quick and coordinated actions that led to one arrest. Our investigation is continuing tonight and we are interviewing other individuals that may have been involved. I remind everyone to remain vigilant and report any threats to Safe2Tell.”

There will be an increased law enforcement presence at Summit High School for safety and security tomorrow morning, April 5.

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